2013 and beyond

It's pretty simple: the most birds seen or heard from one's yard during 2013 will be the "winner". Want in? O.k....then do it despite that.

2013 promises to be a lot less mean but still a carbon-free birding competition, even if slightly less exciting than a MEGA x EPIC hybrid.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Still a few left...

Had fleeting looks at what appeared to have possibly been a Yellow-throated Warbler (!) in the thicket above the water feature. A bolt outside for a better look revealed nothing but silence in the now well-leafed out oaks. So, I resorted to the trusty iPod recording of a Black-capped Chickadee relentlessly mobbing a Northern Pygmy-Owl, interspersed with the song of an Eastern Screech-Owl to see if I could lure it down with the local chickadees. To my surprise, it worked, and the bird, while special, turned out to me a bit more mundane than my hopes for it had been:

1 comment:

  1. Nice "YTWA" Caleb. Keep dreaming (me too). Our only hope for that species is to combine totals with Dave if he can pull through on providing one for us. Go DAVE!


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